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Christchurch - Friar's Cliff (Beach)

Saturday 19 August

Low High Low High
02:26 09:03 14:56 21:07
0.7 m 1.7 m 0.7 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 26

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Sunday 20 August

Low High Low High
03:25 09:16 15:51 21:21
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 14

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Monday 21 August

Low High Low High
04:15 09:34 16:38 21:42
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 10

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Tuesday 22 August

Low High Low High
05:00 10:01 17:21 22:12
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ESE 12

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Wednesday 23 August

Low High Low High
05:41 10:38 18:02 22:51
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 13

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Regional forecast for South West England

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry and chilly night in the east with clear spells and perhaps a few mist and fog patches forming in rural spots. Meanwhile, cloud and outbreaks of patchy light rain and drizzle may reach west Cornwall by dawn. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Sunday:

Bright in the north and east for a time, skies turning cloudy with hill fog in the west. Outbreaks of rain or drizzle, possibly heavy, gradually spreading east later. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Largely dry and cloudy on Monday, but feeling warm and humid, some bright spells. Increasing amounts of sunshine Tuesday. Very warm and humid. Dry with sunny spells Wednesday, feeling fresher.

Updated at: 1611 on Sat 19 Aug 2017


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What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.